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I love me some keyboards. Excerpts of some good ones here. (It may just be coincidence, but they're all--with one exception in the "honorable mentions"--over 30 years old.)
How did he come up with this stuff? (1 minute video.)
"When it comes to exercise, it’s never too late, and it can change the dynamics of getting older."
Sabine Hossenfelder discusses some problems in physics that she thinks are worth working on.
"18 Cars That Are Known For Leaving Drivers Stranded (And 7 That We Trust More Than Our Own Mothers)"
This piece doesn't think much of Teslas.
They left out film strips which were all the rage when I was a kid. But otherwise it's instructive to just how long "technology" has been supposed to cure the ills of American public schools.
I would tell this story to any kid applying to one or more selective colleges: it's a crapshoot. Girl was rejected by Berkeley, Caltech, Yale, Princeton, Georgia Tech, and Rice.
But she was accepted by Harvard and Stanford.
Thomas Sowell with his usual evisceration of minimum wage laws.
Seventy-one years ago this month — in January 1948 — a black, 17-year-old high school dropout left home. The last grade he had completed was the 9th grade. He had no skills, little experience, and not a lot of maturity. Yet he was able to find jobs to support himself, to a far greater extent than someone similar can find jobs today.
I know because I was that black 17-year-old. And, decades later, I did research on economic conditions back then.